21 September 2009 – The Racha Self Defense & Preservation Club pushes forward to preserve the truly beauty of natural in the island. The main purpose is aimed to get rid out off garbage by creating pontoon which will reduce expenditures.
Vice President of The Racha Self Defense & Preservation Club Sopon Sukkarin unveiled that the tendency of the amount of garbage in Racha Island is raised up especially glass bottles and plastic bags. Nowadays this problem isn’t in crisis but to prevent problem is the first priority.
The club and Racha villagers cooperate to reduce garbage problem by operating a complete recycling system. A glass cullet crumble machine is used for crushing glass, then mix those glass-instead of using sand-with cement to make glass buoyancies. Now they can make about 20 glass buoyancies.